Rashad McCrorey

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Rashad McCrorey
Born 2 November 1979 (1979-11-02) (age 40)
New York, USA
Nationality American
Education Dowling College, Baruch College, Drew University: Masters of Divinity
Occupation Activist, Entrepreneur, Writer.
Known for Human right
Notable works Modern Ghana

Rashad McCrorey born 2nd of November, 1979 is an African-American Activist, Entrepreneur, and Writer. Born and raised in Harlem, New York. Rashad McCrorey is known for bringing hundreds of African-Americans as first time visitors to various counties in Africa. He accomplishments also include beinbg Modern Ghana newspaper’s first African-American journalist, writing in the Diaspora, Lifestyle, and Opinion sections of the newspaper.[1][2]


Rashad studied in:

  • Dowling College (1997-2002)
  • Baruch College (2008-2011)
  • Drew University (2013 - 2016)


Rashad’s first organized human rights event was the December 13, 2014 Justice for all March on Washington where Rashad organized students from Drew University to join the National Action Network to a rally in Washington, DC where thousands protest to the recent deaths of unarmed African American men at the hands of police. [3] while at the march on Washington The Hill interviewed Rashad where he disclosed that this was his third rally in three days in his third different state. [4]

Positive impact

Three weeks after the march Rashad made his first trip to the continent of Africa visiting the country of Ghana. Ghana had such a positive impact on Rashad’s life, he withdrew from school for one semester to return to Ghana where he came up with the idea to start a tourism company to bring other members of the African Diaspora to Ghana with the intentions of the country having the same positive effect on others as it had on him. [5] [6]

Writer at Modern Ghana

January 2020, he became Modern Ghana’s first African-American journalist, writing in the Diaspora, Lifestyle, and Opinion sections of the newspaper. [7]

Notable Works

  • October 2016- Ghana Cross Culture [8]

Movement to bring African-Americans to Ghana

  • December 2017- Egypt Cross Culture [9]

Movement to bring African-Americans to Egypt

  • October 2018- Africa Cross Culture [10]

Movement to bring African-Americans to various countries throughout the continent of Africa including Kenya, & Rwanda.

  • January 2020- Modern Ghana’s first African-American


  1. https://wiki.factsider.com/rashad-mccrorey/
  2. https://allpedia.org/rashad-mccrorey/
  3. https://www.drew.edu/calendar/event/drew-theological-school-students-attend-national-march-against-police-violence/
  4. https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/227055-thousands-descend-on-washington-to-demand-justice-for-all
  5. https://www.yfmghana.com/2020/01/18/rashad-mccorey-details-how-year-of-return-has-marketed-ghana-to-african-americans-around-the-world/
  6. http://www.iluv2globetrot.com/globetrotter-of-the-month-rashad-mccrorey/
  7. https://www.modernghana.com/author/RashadMcCrorey
  8. http://ghcrossculture.com/index.html
  9. https://www.egyptcrossculture.com/index.html
  10. http://africacrossculture.com/index.html